If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation. If you need to take your personal injury claim to court in order to earn the compensation you are owed, then you need to hire a personal injury lawyer.
There are different types of personal injury lawyers. Each one specializes in a specific form of injury claims. Understanding these different types of lawyers will help you to choose one that has the skill, knowledge and expertise to win your case. Lawyers who specialize in certain types of injuries will also know how much compensation you should receive from the court. They can help make sure you get the most amount of compensation for your injuries, which can make all of the difference in your life.
Some personal injury lawyers specialize in medical malpractice claims. These are the lawyers to go to if you have experienced an injury due to the mistakes made by a medical professional. Other lawyers specialize in specific types of injuries such as spinal cord injuries, head injuries, construction accidents, burn injuries, car accidents or sports-related injuries. There are even lawyers who specialize in injuries related to defective products. A lawyer who specializes in one area of personal injury law will rarely represent a client in another area. This means that a lawyer who specialized in worker’s compensation cases will probably not file a medical malpractice claim.
Injury lawyers can also represent both sides of the case. A personal injury lawyer can represent the plaintiff and attempt to receive compensation for their client, or they can defend against the claims. Defensive injury lawyers typically work for insurance companies. Injury lawyers will not do both at the same time, as it would be a conflict of interest.
Understanding the different types of personal injury lawyers will help you to locate one that will be able to represent you in your individual case.
Here are a few lawyers to check out:
Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Swartz, L.L.P. – We provide legal counseling and representation to both individuals and businesses.
Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy, Chtd. – Attorneys with offices in Wichita & Topeka
Scott Law, P.A. – Wichita Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerard Scott